Bentone® natural clay base for thickening the aqueous phase, enhanced emulsion stability, thermal stability, better suspension capacity, thixotropic flow and electrolyte tolerance.
Elementis Specialties offers a range of natural, bio-functional and active ingredients for hair care, skin care and anti-aging formulations. Their Meadowfoam Seed Oil is the only cold-pressed and refined version available commercially, and can be used as a direct replacement for other hexane-extracted Meadowfoam Seed Oils, with the added advantage of being suitable for organic lines. The popular and versatile Abyssinian Oil has highly substantiated claims for skin moisturisation, hair softening and is an excellent alternative to Argan Oil.
The Personal Care division of Alfa Chemicals offers high quality speciality ingredients to the UK Personal Care market. From an established portfolio of Partners, we supply functional ingredients such as emulsifiers and texturising agents, as well as highly substantiated actives.
Blend of hectorite and hydroxyethylcellulose. This combination provides greater electrolyte stability than using the clay alone. The combination provides good thickening with pseudoplastic rheology.
- Hectorite & Hydroxyethylcellulose
- Non-GMO, Vegan, Palm oil free
COSMOS approved, natural, vegan rheology modifier which is light in colour. Bentone Hydroclay™ 1100 provides good thixotropic rheology and suspension. It has the best rheological properties compared to other magnesium aluminum silicate products. BENTONE HYDROCLAY™ 1100 imparts silky touch and soft focus, blurring effect on skin upon application.
- Magnesium Aluminium Silicate
- COSMOS approved, Vegan, Non-GMO, Palm oil free
Highly efficient hydrophilic rheology modifier and is based on hectorite. Due to its small size, platelet shape, and large surface area, BENTONE HYDROCLAY™ 2000 is able to form strong, stable viscous gels with thixotropic flow behavior. It is light in colour, vegan and is a COSMOS approved natural ingredient making it a perfect rheology modifi er for all natural formulations needing the maximum in stability, suspension and thickening.
- Non-GMO, Vegan, COSMOS approved, Palm oil free
An easily dispersible powdered smectite clay. It imparts thixotropic viscosity to the water phase of cosmetics. It is particularly effective as a means of improving suspension control without unduly increasing viscosity.
- Palm oil free, Vegan, COSMOS approved, Non-GMO